Tag Archives: Movies

Midweek Poll: How Do You Use Your Tablet?

There are lots of different tablets out there; some 10″, some 7″, and some in between.  Luckily, the number of Android apps that are tablet compatible and optimized are growing every day which is awesome because we have some rad devices at our fingertips.  Also, I’m way excited to hear about this next generation Nexus 7 tablet, hopefully at Google… Read more

Google Adds Tons Of Info To Movies Via Cards

If you’ve ever been watching a movie, and wanted to know what actor is in it, or what song is playing, or more about the movies and actors in general, Google has an awesome feature for you. If you’re watching a movie in Google Play Movies and TV and you’re using an Android tablet with Ice Cream Sandwich and up, you can now get more information on the… Read more

Google Search Updated With Google Now Widget And More

It looks like there is another update to Google Search (Google Now on Jelly Bean devices). This update is only for Jelly Bean 4.1 and up and includes new features for Google Now. The biggest one is the new widget that you can place on both your home screen and lock screen (on 4.2). There are also movie ratings and movie passes from Fandango. Here is a… Read more

Netflix Updated With New Player UI And Android 4.2 Support

The Netflix app has been updated with Android 4.2 support. Yes, the app worked with 4.2 before, but now it’s actually supported on 4.2 (which is important). It also comes with an improved player UI, making it easier to control your favorite shows. With a bigger volume slider, a scrub bar that changes the background as it moves, and a 10 second skip back… Read more

Amazon Has Kindle Fire HD 7″ Model Too, $199

The 7″ Kindle Fire HD is pretty much identical to the 8.9″ HD, except for the size. It’s powered by the same dual core OMAP 4470, has the same dual Wi-Fi antennas, dual speakers, 16GB of storage, and HD front facing camera. With that size difference also comes a price difference: the Kindle Fire HD 7″ will be a clean $199. The screen resolution has not… Read more

Google Now Gets An Update To Include Movie Showtimes, Public Alerts, And Sports Updates In Real Time

For those who currently have Jelly Bean on their device, a nice update to Google Now has just been released in the Play Store. This latest update brings in a whole host of new features such as movie features so you can look up showtimes and buy tickets and it will also give you notifications about movies when it thinks you need them. Another addition is… Read more

Midnight Poll: Is Watching Videos On A Smartphone Realistic?

Now that Google has gone all-out and added Movies and TV shows to the Play Store, the media-centric content idea is becoming more and more apparent. Videos are an important aspect of Google’s content portfolio. Although, most people believe that a device under 5-inches just isn’t big enough to thoroughly enjoy videos on the go. Other than the… Read more